Case Study

Global Atlantic Financial Group: Vaccine Attestation System

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10 days

to develop, test and deliver the project

Highlights

Situation

The company needed to quickly develop a vaccine attestation system for collecting the vaccination status of its employees. 

Challenge

Implementation speed, platform integration and meeting changing requirements proved challenging.

Our Solution

Acquia Cloud Platform

Results

The project was successfully developed, tested and delivered in 10 days.

The Client

Through its subsidiaries, Global Atlantic Financial Group offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help its customers address financial challenges with confidence. 

The Situation

Global Atlantic Financial Group needed to quickly develop a vaccine attestation system for collecting the vaccination status of its employees. Every associate, contractor and employee would need to log into the intranet portal and submit a vaccine attestation form. This would help the organization plan for reopening offices based on the responses received and organize any vaccination drives for their employees.

The Challenge

The primary challenges facing Global Atlantic were:

  • Implementation speed
  • Platform integration
  • Meeting changing requirements

The Solution

Global Atlantic tapped digital partner Ameex, to leverage Drupal for creating the interface for collecting and tracking user responses. Global Atlantic chose Drupal and Acquia based on flexibility, security and comfort level with several successful Drupal projects delivered by Ameex previously. 

Ameex separated the entire workflow into four epics, paying close attention to the user experience, with the knowledge that hundreds of associates would rely on this system daily to gain access to the building. The stakes were much higher for this project and the solution needed to be flexible to adapt to changing needs, attitudes and CDC guidelines around COVID-19 and the workplace, such as recently approved vaccines and the number of necessary doses. Acquia Cloud was seamless in pushing changes across environments for the project at any point of time.

The Results

The project was successfully developed, tested and delivered in 10 days. Global Atlantic employees found it easy and convenient to submit their vaccination response, and the organization was able to use the data for planning next steps for reopening offices. With more than 1,100 employees using the system, the response time was between 5-10 minutes, and the application uptime increased to 99.999%

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